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Murder in a seaside resort:
Detective-Chief Superintendent Wycliffe is on vacation in a quaint seaside resort when the local police ask for his help on a bizarre and perplexing case.
A beautiful young woman is found strangled in her dockside hotel room. Buth htis is no ordinary murder, and Wycliffe is stumped by several mysterious circumstances. Why didn't the killer take the thousand pounds in old bills that were in the room? Why was the victim working as a striptease dancer when she was respectably married to a husband who loed her deeply? Who was the stranger she spoke with shortly before her death? Why did she make an unexplained trip to London, and then suddenly return? And what role do her usband and his family play in the case?